2018-19 Seating Hearings

Seating hearings for all Youth Symphony and Concert Orchestra members will take place on Saturday & Sunday, August 11th and 12th at the Life Together Center in Peoria. Sign up for time slots are available below. Please plan to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled time.

Instructions

Seating hearings will consist of three components:

  1. Excerpts (available below)
  2. Solo (student’s choice – 2 minutes in length)
  3. Sight reading

All violins will play the Violin I part. Be sure to listen to YouTube performances in advance to familiarize yourself with tempo and style.

YS & CICO Seating Hearings Sign ups

Current Sign-up Sheets

Title Date Open Spots  
YS violin hearings August 11, 2018 4
CICO violin hearings August 11, 2018 7
ENTRY AUDITIONS (Aug 11th) August 11, 2018 12
YS low strings hearings August 12, 2018 4
CICO low strings hearings August 12, 2018 7
YS winds hearings August 12, 2018 5
YS brass hearings August 12, 2018 1
CICO brass and winds hearings August 12, 2018 5
ENTRY AUDITIONS (Aug 12th) August 12, 2018 10

Youth Symphony Excerpts for Seating Hearings

YS Violin excerpt Fall 2018

YS Viola excerpt Fall 2018

YS Cello excerpt Fall 2018

YS Bass excerpt Fall 2018

YS Flute excerpt Fall 2018

YS Oboe excerpt Fall 2018

YS Clarinet excerpt Fall 2018

YS Basson excerpt Fall 2018

YS Trumpet excerpt in Bb Fall 2018

YS Trumpet excerpt in C Fall 2018

YS Horn excerpt Fall 2018

YS Trombone excerpt Fall 2018

YS Tuba excerpt Fall 2018

CICO Excerpts for Seating Hearings

CICO Violin excerpt Fall 2018

CICO Viola excerpt Fall 2018

CICO Cello/Double Bass excerpt Fall 2018

CICO Flute excerpt Fall 2018

CICO Oboe excerpt Fall 2018

CICO Bass Clarinet excerpt Fall 2018

CICO Horn excerpt Fall 2018